Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University studies the brains of deceased football players at the world’s largest brain bank, hoping to learn about the long-term impact of repeated head traumas for people ranging from professional athletes to victims of domestic abuse.
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc. said the FDA placed a clinical hold on U.S. trials of the company’s experimental cancer drug after three cases of brain disease linked to head trauma.
Researchers have discovered a protein that could help diagnose a degenerative brain disease commonly found in athletes, veterans of military service and others who have experienced brain trauma.
A newly-approved device using infrared cameras to track eye movements promises to help detect concussions in one minute, offering a speedy insight into whether athletes have sustained the injury. Boston-based […]
All but four of 91 former National Football League (NFL) players who donated their brains for research were diagnosed with a disease linked to concussion and head trauma, according to […]